What do you give a teenage girl or young adult for Christmas? How about an Instagram pillow? This is the first of two free patterns I’m posting on ChellyWood.com. Tomorrow I’ll post the second pattern, and then on Friday, I’ll share the YouTube video that tells you exactly how to make my Instagram pillow.
This is part of a series of crafty-wafty tutorials and patterns that I’m sharing with you during the month of November. The idea is to help you generate some ideas about what you can make to give your friends and family for the holidays.
Need help printing my patterns? This link will take you to a tutorial showing you how to download my free, printable patterns.
Please note: you must enlarge the pattern to fit a full-sized piece of computer paper (8.5 x 11 inches or 216 x 279 mm) before printing. Unlike my doll clothes patterns, my craft projects use a 5/8-inch seam.
If you haven’t seen it yet, you might want to check out my new Gallery Page, where you can pick an outfit for a doll, click on that picture, and the link in the caption will take you to all the free, printable patterns and free tutorials you’ll need to make that outfit.
If you’re wondering why I make patterns and videos without charging a fee, please visit the “Chelly’s Books” page, and that should explain my general motivations.
In case you haven’t heard, I have also designed commercial patterns for Lammily LLC. They have some new dolls in their line, including a new male doll, so you might want to visit the Lammily website to see what they’ve got going on.
I’ve also got a series of tutorials for the beginning sewists on my YouTube channel. It includes video tutorials showing you how to do a basic straight stitch when sewing by hand, how to use the whipstitch to hem a garment, how to sew on snaps, and even how to design your own doll clothes patterns, just like I do!